SAN DIEGO, Texas – Blanca Garcia Perez, 88, a lifelong resident of San Diego, Texas, died Sunday, April 20, 2008 at her residence with her family at her bedside. She was a member of the Thursday Club of San Diego for more than 60 years, and enjoyed sewing, baking and gardening. She was preceded in death by her husband, Antonio Perez Jr.; a brother, Ernesto Leopoldo Garcia; a sister, Rosa Garcia Villasenor; and a sister-in-law, Diana Perez Gongora.

Blanca is survived by a daughter, Elvira Carmen Perez of San Diego, Texas; three sons, Luis Antonio Perez and Julian Adrian Perez, both of San Diego, Texas, and Ernesto Amadeo (Sandra) Perez of Hebbronville, Texas; one sister, Esperanza Garcia Cadena of San Diego, Texas; one sister-in-law, Olga Salazar of Monterrey, Mexico; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. on Monday, April 21, 2008 at the Garza Funeral Home in San Diego with a Rosary to be recited at 7 p.m. that evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at St. Francis De Paula Catholic Church in San Diego, Texas. Burial will follow at the San Diego Cemetery in San Diego, Texas.

Arrangements entrusted to Garza Funeral Home of San Diego.

–Paid Obituary